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Charlie Vignola


For over 30 years, Charlie worked in motion picture development for Jerry Bruckheimer Films, most recently serving as Director of Development.

During that time, Charlie helped developed some of the world’s most successful movie franchises, including the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, the National Treasure films, the Bad Boys series, and most recently the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick, premiering summer 2022.

Charlie is also a professional screenwriter, having set up up nearly a dozen feature film projects at studios like Disney, MGM and Sony.

Currently, Charlie is working on writing and producing his own original material. He’s developing an original buddy comedy with producer David Kirschner (Child’s Play, Hocus Pocus), has adapted the cult 1990s Japanese manga/anime Pet Shop of Horrors for Dingli Entertainment, and has a Christmas-themed romantic comedy that’s out to producers.